Articles by David Vye, Editor, Microwave Journal

Our Seventh Inning Stretch

Well here we are again. Another calendar year drawing to an end, winter and the holiday season are just around the corner and the Journal staff is busy putting the wraps on 2013 and preparing for next year. With much of our editorial already lined up for the first quarter, the industry has once again proved that RF/microwave technology and applications continue to evolve rapidly.  The 2014 outlook looks good for component manufacturers addressing advanced radar and communication systems.

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In Search of Microwave Journal China Authors

Later this month, Microwave Journal Publisher, Carl Sheffres and I will be travelling to Shanghai and Beijing where we will be meeting with many RF/microwave engineers and marketing professionals. The purpose of our trip will be to learn about the state of the industry in China from the perspective of local microwave component vendors and their customers. This exchange is an important step in identifying the authors and topics that will appear in future issues of Microwave Journal China. We will also be recruiting speakers, topics and sponsors/exhibitors for next year’s EDI CON event which will be held April 8-10, 2014 at the Beijing International Convention Center (BICC).

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Sunny Seattle - IMS2013 Product Review

The Seattle weather was unexpectedly great for IMS2013, sunny and clear all week.  The venue was very good but the 2 room setup was far from ideal for the exhibition and some people did not even know there was a second room attached in the back left corner.  So it is not surprising that the traffic in the back room seemed to be a step below that in the front but still respectable. While the attendance did not seem overwhelming, there was some optimistic pockets of activity and many were satisfied with the high quality of the attendees.
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